Streets of Rage Review

One of the greatest beat ’em ups in video game history was released in 1991 on the Sega Genesis. Developed and published by Sega, Streets of Rage was a combination of engulfing atmospheres, a soundtrack of absolute perfection, and an addicting difficulty that made gamers try again and again. Streets of Rage was reason enoughContinue reading “Streets of Rage Review”

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Review

The war between Nintendo and Sega was in full bloom in the early 90s on the consoles of Super Nintendo and Sega’s Genesis. Sonic the Hedgehog was a smash hit and had a firm grasp on what made the Genesis a most own. Sega’s mascot would enter his second adventure in 1992 when Sega wouldContinue reading “Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Review”

Sonic The Hedgehog

If Sega was going to compete with the goliath that was Nintendo, they needed to revamp their marketing after the generation of the Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Master System were winding down. They needed something with spunk, something with speed, something that appealed to teens. Sega created Sonic The Hedgehog and the up-and-down mega-hitContinue reading “Sonic The Hedgehog”

Golden Axe II

The Sega Genesis had some huge arcade hits in its game library. Golden Axe was a fan favorite, but Golden Axe II took the franchise to a new level with its in-depth details, smooth mechanics, and addicting beat ’em up action. Developed and published by Sega in 1992, Golden Axe II became another hit forContinue reading “Golden Axe II”

Golden Axe

Released in 1989 for the Sega Genesis, Golden Axe is a fan-favorite sidescrolling beat ’em up. Developed and published by Sega, Golden Axe gives you or a co-op team the chance at taking down the evil Death Adder after he has kidnapped the King and Princess. It’s up to you to fight your way throughContinue reading “Golden Axe”

Alien Storm

Developed and published by Sega, Alien Storm was released in 1991 in North America for the Sega Genesis. The side-scrolling beat ’em up would combine elements of street brawlers and arcade shooters to put together a unique but silly game about saving the Earth from aliens. Would the action and gameplay create the perfect stormContinue reading “Alien Storm”

Arrow Flash Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! In 1990, developer ITL Co. and publisher Sega released “Arrow Flash” for the Sega Genesis. The side-scrolling shoot ’em up featured two different forms, one as a spaceship and the other as a mech suit. Zana Keene stars as the female pilot as she tries to save Earth from theContinue reading “Arrow Flash Review”

Gunstar Heroes Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Hardcore. Insane. Suicidal. These are the words that come to my mind when I played Gunstar Heroes. Released by Treasure and Sega in 1993 for the Sega Genesis, Gunstar Heroes took the Contra formula and cranked it up. This crushing run-and-gun shooter blew gamers away with how much action itContinue reading “Gunstar Heroes Review”

Steel Empire Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Shooters were still very popular in the early 90s for the Sega Genesis. In 1992, HOT B and Flying Edge teamed up and released “Steel Empire” for the Genesis. The side-scrolling shooter was unique in a variety of ways that made it fly above the generic shooters that flooded theContinue reading “Steel Empire Review”

Mortal Kombat Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Arcades were heating up again in the early 90s with the rise of the fighting genre. Street Fighter got the word out to gamers but Mortal Kombat got the word out to the world with its “controversial” gore and violence which is comical looking back on it. Developed and publishedContinue reading “Mortal Kombat Review”